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Welcome Hazel & Bailey

Born on February 2nd 2019 two baby sheep twin-girls came into this world. Within three weeks thereafter though, they found themselves advertised on Craigslist to be picked up and slaughtered. When we saw this, we couldn’t just stand by. A message was sent to the seller and arrangements were quickly made. Three weeks after their birth the sweet girls were

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Children with Disabilities

Good Acres is now supporting kids and teens with disabilities. Affected children and their families or caretakers can visit the sanctuary for free by appointment to share some love with our rescued animals. Especially our handicapped animals such as blind donkey ‘Pearl’, donkey Rosie with her severely deformed legs, and little goat boy ‘Kevin’ who wears a prosthetic leg can

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A New House for the Boys

The new little daytime shelter for our goat boys Kevin & Oliver has been completed. The Animal Man designed and built it with the utmost attention to detail and love. For their protection from wildlife, the boys will still stay in the horse barn overnight. However, while out during the day, we thought they might enjoy a mini shelter like

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Kevin’s 1 Week Progress Report

Little Kevin has had his prosthetic leg now for one full week, wearing it for about one hour in the morning and again in the evening. These are training and physical therapy sessions for him which include stretching exercises for the contracted muscles around his hip. He faced a combination of several issues. an outward rotation of the lower leg

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Welcome Rupert!

Look who just joined the Good Acres crew?! Rupert, a feisty 6-months young black potbelly pig has joined our other two pig boys Otto and Charlie. Rupert was previously a house pet with a large yard and some dog and chicken friends. He hasn’t been around other pigs but will no doubt eventually enjoy their company while snoozing and rooting

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